First of a new series on Near90 FM. The History Show is presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney and this week's programme focuses on the Irish Civil War. John is also joined by John Borgonovo to talk about his new book about the Civil War in Cork.
February 8, 2012 Subject:
The History Show: 3 January
Hopefully the approaching centenaries will result in a more nuanced, less simplistic understanding of the events of 1913-1923 and the sacrifices of the few men/women of the ICA, IRB, Volunteers, Cumann na mBan, Fianna Eireann
and IRA who, in the words of Sean Moylan, dared to pit their puny strength against the might of Empire.